Mike Philippov


Student Type:   Correspondence Guitar Lessons,
Elite Guitar Teachers Inner Circle, Practice Generator
Location: Chicago, IL
E-mail:      mike@practiceguitarnow.com
Web Site: practiceguitarnow.com
Occupation: Professional musician, recording artist and music instructor
mp3 Guitar Solos Compilation

Mike Philippov is a guitarist, composer and instructor. He has studied music theory and music composition at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and learned to play guitar in Tom's online guitar lessons. Mike has released several instructional products such as “The Ultimate Sweep Picker’s Guide” and “Serious Improvement For The Developing Guitarist”

Some of Mike's influences include: Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert, Vinnie Moore, John Petrucci, Michael Romeo, Rusty Cooley, Tom Hess, George Bellas, Vitalij Kuprij, Ennio Morricone, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Fryderyk Chopin, J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi

Mike is also a student in Tom Hess’ Music Careers Mentoring Program. This incredible program is designed for musicians interested in building a successful and stable career in the music industry. It is the greatest thing anyone serious about a career in the music business can invest in.

“I have been a student of Tom Hess for several years now. During that time I have advanced my playing and musical skills to a level I could never have imagined when I first began playing. I am also well on my way to developing the career I always dreamed about. Finally I am happy to say that I found a very good friend and mentor who is a never ending source of inspiration, motivation and wisdom for me. I am honored to know Tom and to study with him!”

Records Released:

  • 2010 - Reflections Solo CD (Instrumental/Progressive/Virtuoso styles)
  • 2007 Chronicles-City of Sound Compilation CD (10,000 copies)


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